Oliver Colvile

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Oliver Colvile is the Conservative MP for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport.

Pro-Smoking Activities

In October 2010, he voted for the smoking ban to be overturned. [1]

Tobacco Hospitality

In August 2011, he accepted a ticket to the England vs India cricket test match at the Oval from Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and hospitality, worth £694.80.[2]

JTI spent £23,000 entertaining MPs in the UK in six months during 2011.[3]

In 2013 Colvile accepted two tickets to the Chelsea Flower show worth £1,260 from JTI.[4]

For more, see Tobacco Industry Hospitality for UK Politicians.

External Resources

Profile of Oliver Colvile on TheyWorkForYou website.

Notes

  1. J. Isaby, ‘David Nuttall's attempt to relax the smoking ban falls at the first hurdle - but 77 Tory MPs vote for his Bill (with 38 opposing it)’, ConservativeHome website, 14 October 2010, accessed 19 December 2011
  2. House of Commons Publications, ‘Register of Members' Financial Interests - as at 13th December 2011’ (pdf), 13 December 2011, accessed 15 December 2011
  3. M. Goslett,K. Gladdis, ‘Tobacco firm gave thousands of pounds worth of hospitality to nine MPs who opposed smoking bill’, Daily Mail, 23 November 2011, accessed 16 December 2011
  4. House of Commons Publications, Register of Members’ Financial Interests – 2 June 2014 report, 2 June 2014, accessed February 2015